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Darling, Jay Norwood

Born: 1876 AD
Died: 1962 AD
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US political cartoonist


1876 – Darling was born in Norwood, Michigan, on the 21st of October.


1886 – His family moved to Sioux City, Iowa.


1894 – Studied college at Yankton College in South Dakota.


1895 – Transferred to Beloit College in Wisconsin.


       – Became art editor of the yearbook and began signing his work as a contraction of his last name "Ding".


1900 – He became a reporter for the Sioux City Journal newspaper.


1906 – Married Genevieve Pendleton, he began work with the Des Moines Register and Leader.


1911 – Ding moved to New York.


1913 – Worked with the New York Globe but returned to Des Moines.


1916 – Returned to New York and accepted a position with the New York Herald Tribune.


1919 – Darling returned a final time to Des Moines where he continued his illustrious career as a cartoonist.


1924 – Received the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning.


1936 – He founded National Wildlife Federation.


1943 – Once again he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning.


1692 – Jay Norwood Darling died on 12th of February.




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